Giveaway Winner & my Friday Favs!

Here we are once again…it’s Friday! I’m super excited because we’re going to the mountains today! Josh was asked to attend Life Pacific‘s Fall Retreat this year and the thought of being home alone with all four kids for two whole days had me terrified. Luckily, our friend, who also works at the college, pulled…

Permission to Speak Freely: Book Review & Giveaway

After reading Mad Church Disease earlier this year I eagerly anticipated Anne Jackson’s latest book, Permission to Speak Freely. Once again, Jackson is tackling a topic within the church today that’s not getting much coverage. This time instead of showing how the church asks too much, she’s pointing out that it doesn’t ask enough. In May…

Mad Church Disease: A Book Review

{Overview} “Does working at this church interfere with your communion with Christ?” This question was posed to Anne Jackson following her hospitalization due to stress and burn-out. As a full-time ministry leader she identified with Bill Hybel’s statement: “the way I was doing the work of God was destroying the work of God in my…